Jesus’ Baptism and His Temptations


Reading Assignment:

Matthew 3:13-4:11
Mark 1:9-13
Luke 3:21-4:13

John 1:29-34

Psalm 2:7
Psalm 91:11-12

Did you understand what you read?

1.         Why did John try to stop Jesus from being baptized?

2.         Why did Jesus insist on being baptized?

3.         Who was present at Jesus’ baptism?

4.         Did John believe that Jesus was the Messiah? How do you know?

5.         Describe the first temptation. Why was it a temptation to Jesus? What sin would have been committed if he gave in to Satan?

6.         Describe the second temptation. Why was it a temptation to Jesus? What sin would have been committed if he gave in to Satan?

7.         Describe the third temptation. Why was it a temptation to Jesus? What sin would have been committed if he gave in to Satan? 

8.         How was Jesus able to defeat Satan in every temptation? Is this method available to us?

9.         On the map below, mark the travels of Jesus from his birth to his temptations. Label the towns and areas mentioned in the accounts and mark where important events occurred.


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